Lisa04
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Bose Solo 5 Soundbar not Playing from Computer

Hello, 

 

I live in Canada and I’ve had the Solo 5 for a few years now and have had no previous problems. It’s connected to the TV (LG), which I run either a computer through, or gaming consoles (usually PS4). Suddenly the speaker has stopped playing sound through the computer. It works fine through the PlayStation, and the computer seems to register that there should be sound playing, but nothing comes out. I’ve tried to unplug it and plug it back in, but that didn’t do anything. 


Any help is appreciated. 

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mmattos1
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Bose Solo 5 Soundbar not Playing from Computer

Sounds like you changed the TV speaker selection for computer input.   Your TV will send the sound ( If like my Samsung ) only to the output selected for the TV input device.  There are three speaker options on my TV!

 

Now if only Bose told us what size screws are used with the sound bar rear mount!  Don't want to pay $30 for an accessory kit when I just need 2 screws!

Lisa04
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Re: Bose Solo 5 Soundbar not Playing from Computer

Thanks for the suggestion! I wish it was a simple fix like that. Unfortunately, I’ve already checked to make sure that the Bose speaker is the output (or whatever you call it haha) for the computer.